Keeping the Elderly Hydrated

Understanding Dehydration in the elderly The human body is made up of roughly 65% water which explains why it is so important to drink water and and keep the body working efficiently and effectively. Through mechanisms such as breathing, sweating and going to the loo, water is removed from the body, needing replacing. There are …

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Childhood Obesity – Across the World

Childhood obesity is here now in almost every country. No longer is it just America or Europe that has overweight kids, now countries that have moved up the development scale like Mexico, China and Brazil have the problem too. Defining whether a child is overweight or obese is not easy. It is generally agreed that …

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